Last updateFri, 23 Aug 2019 9am

Chapala civil judge survives armed attack

The First Civil Judge of Chapala, Melchor Augusto Gómez Córdova, narrowly escaped death in a drive-by shooting that occurred Friday, August 2 while he was traveling on the Macrolibramiento ring road after leaving his place of work.

Thieves strike Orquesta Típica

Musicians who play with the Orquesta Típica de Chapala are on the lookout for various instruments that were pilfered during a break-in at the group’s rehearsal headquarters Wednesday, July 31.

Bogus CFE worker on the prowl?

An Ajijic resident is warning that a man apparently posing as an employee of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) rang his doorbell and attempted to gain entry to his home this week, purportedly to check for a possible illegal connection to the utility’s wiring.

Foreign experts offer input on Lake Chapala issues

The environmental problems plaguing Lake Chapala and its watershed are serious, but can be improved and controlled through coordinated efforts involving government entities, academic institutions and community inhabitants, according to two of the world’s leading experts on lake management issues.